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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: May 30, 2011 11:25am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Memorial Day 2011 - Bring Our Troops Home NOW!

Grateful Dead played a thwarting and raw Dancing in The Streets opener for their classic anti-war protest benefit show at M.I.T. in 1970. Obviously, GD played that on purpose like that. They were taking an anti-war stance by playing their counter-culture music with, and for, "the people". Can't we make this connection? We suffer horribly from the dastardly deeds being committed by our mainstream US News Media. They are dysfunctional, and they're committing crimes against humanity by churning out their constant lies and propaganda - for the sakes of their cronies, their high salaries, their stock prices, and their shareholders.

Jerry served. Owsley served. Both of my brothers served. I almost got drafted and sent to Vietnam. Many of my friends served in Vietnam. Read what I wrote about Rochdale College in Toronto, Canada, and the Vietnam connection. The mystery of the Festival Express - what about Rochdale College?

Dead heads have argued here, "Jer never said anti-war 'this', or he didn't say 'that' about peace, or GD never did 'these' types of things to help save our planet. I've shown you some of the things that 'they did do' - by posting about things that weren't being mentioned much here: stuff about GD's sound system, taping in the Audience, taping in the Studio, GD's movement and the counter-culture era.

Good jobs for people > steady income > stable food prices > good education > access to health care > quality environment > peace: That's what Jer, Bob, and Phil were literally intimating as they were being filmed in The Hippie Temptation news package for CBS and Harry Reasoner. It's summed up when Jer is saying, "We would all like to be able to live an uncluttered life, a simple life, a good life and think about moving the whole human race ahead a step." Phil cements it for eternity when he frames Jer's concepts by saying, "In essence, the scene has grown up with us, and we have grown up with the scene. We've all grown up together." That was in 1967.

Some Dead heads might consider trying to be more honest and open with themselves. On the other hand, why not consider throwing the baby (GD tapes) out with the bath water (GD counter-culture)? Many people continue to deny the GD were doing what I've shown them to be doing on the counter-cultural side. Should these people understand this better? Should they consider denying themselves listening to GD's music and tapes? Should they try something else? There is a clear counter-culture connection that I've made here with the scene. It historically links tapers with the GD, their lyrics, their music, their benefit shows, and their venues.

Obama needs to stop advancing the Reagan-Bush-Clinton-Dubya Ponzi-scheme agenda for Goldman Sachs, Big Banks, and Wall Street. Instead of bailing out Wall Street and bankers, Obama needs to bail out our Justice System and our Military Code of Conduct. He is refusing to uphold the rules of Treaties, Laws, and Orders.

President Obama is The Commander-in-Chief of the USA combined Armed Forces. Obama will win the Nov, 2012 election. His FIRST ACT, after he's sworn in as President on Jan 20, 2013, must be to bring criminal charges against Bush & Cheney for war crimes. When Obama fails to do this, he should be IMPEACHED immediately on Jan 21, 2013. This is the BEST WAY to Honor All of Our Troops. Bring Our Troops Home Now! President Obama, please restore today the Honor and Dignity Our Soldiers & Veterans deserve.



This post was modified by dead-head_Monte on 2011-05-30 18:25:21

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Poster: splue Date: May 30, 2011 11:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Memorial Day 2011 - Bring Our Troops Home NOW!

i feel rly mislead by our current/past few presidents & i would like our country to defend our actual country & bring our brave soldiers home!! "splue"==i guess quaytations r the new bling?

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Poster: bluedevil Date: May 30, 2011 10:00am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Memorial Day 2011 - Bring Our Troops Home NOW!

fuckin' hippie

http://www.veteransforpeace.org/about_vfp.vp.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-O4DmUCzO4